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Beer and food matching with Fuggles in Kent

Beer and food matching with Fuggles in Kent

It might not be quite as widely recognised as wine just yet, but beer and food matching is well and truly on the rise. To give you some insight into this increasingly popular fusion of drinks and dishes, Alex Greig from Fuggles Beer Café in Tunbridge Wells looks at why it’s coming into its own through events such as his recent collaboration with The Small Holding…

 

Why we work with Kent and Sussex farms

Why we work with Kent and Sussex farms

At The Small Holding, it’s hugely important for us to work with Kent and Sussex farms, producers and suppliers that share our values, vision and ethos. Whether it’s pork and veal from Lewes, or fresh fruit and vegetables from Goudhurst, we love using produce and ingredients that are completely homegrown, right on our doorstep. Here’s a selection of our most frequent local collaborators…

 

Pairing food and English wine with Squerryes in Kent

Pairing food and English wine with Squerryes in Kent

There’s no better way to enjoy a Small Holding menu than with some fine English wine in the heart of Kent. From combining different flavour combinations, to the rise and rise of UK vineyards, James Osborn at Squerryes tells us about marrying his favourite vintages with some of our top dishes, and why they should be ‘like a well-tuned orchestra’…

 

Best places to visit near Kilndown in Kent

Best places to visit near Kilndown in Kent

Summer is a fantastic time of year – the sun’s out, the grass is green, and the county of Kent truly comes to life. We’re certainly lucky to be positioned where we are, as there’s an abundance of standout places to visit nearby. From climbing through trees to exploring National Trust sites, read on for ways to fill your days before joining us at The Small Holding…